Pakistan fails to win hosting right for Hockey5s WC

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Karachi

Pakistan has failed to get hosting rights as Oman will host the inaugural Hockey5s World Cup in 2024.

Executive board of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) gave hosting rights to Oman for the Hokey5s World Cup—the brand new competition—which will take place in 2024.

Singapore was also in the race to gain hosting right but it also could not get it. In a statement, FIH said that the matches would be played in Oman’s capital city Muscat.

According to the details, the Sixteen teams would take part in this first edition. However, Contin

Sixteen teams per gender (3 per continent + Oman as hosts) will take part in this first edition. Continental Hockey5s qualifiers for the World Cup will be organized in 2022. FIH Executive Board in 2019 had decided to create an FIH Hockey5s World Cup.—APP